Caroline De Wagter

“Mouths on Fire with Songs”. Negotiating Multi-Ethnic Identities on the Contemporary North American Stage


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Edité par Caroline De Wagter
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

This book, the first cross-cultural study of post-1970s anglophone Canadian and American multi-ethnic drama, invites assessment of the thematic and aesthetic contributions of this theater in today’s globalized culture. A growing number of playwrights of African, South and East Asian, and First Nations heritage have engaged with manifold socio-political and aesthetic issues in experimental works combining formal features of more classical European dramatic traditions with such elements of ethn ...